It took some truly heroic effort (almost as much as needed for killing a big, bad dragon — and I should know, after all I’m an expert on How To Kill a Dragon!), but I managed to whittle down my aformentioned entry about the German author Ludwig Tieck to 504 words. While yesterday saw me still in despair over the whole thing, this morning the fourth and final draft emerged like a beautiful butterfly from the not-so-beautiful chrysalis. Yay!
Now on to the next entry about the Luddites!